Jason, star athlete and gutless homophobe, receives a painful lesson in courage and friendship from an unexpected source.
If you are in an unbalanced relationship with a needy friend there is no time like the present to remedy the situation. You will both benefit from your efforts.
Sometimes a friend will say the words indicating they want to know about your life, but their actions indicate differently.
Author Greg Martin shares his raw emotional and physical experience with prostate cancer, the early realizations and realities of the disease and his journey forward.
As I evolve, sometimes things change and friends drop off along the way.
Author Greg Martin shares his experience of facing the challenges of prostate cancer and gratitude for the many friends who stepped-up to provide support.
Today I said a really stupid thing to a good friend. Her family had been through a number of hardships, not the least but the start of which was a terrible accident. I said “well you are lucky it could have been worse.” And then I realized what I had said. Because we are good […]
Sometimes words are not enought and, yet, sometimes they are all we have. Donna Leskosek reaches out in her writing about the unfairness of cancer and the way that we drift from social circles and become familiar with the unthinkable.
I know I’ve been gone, long gone. But I’m here. And for the first time in a long time, I’m happy, really happy!
Big news, we’ve sold our little ranch that we had bought, and moved into, right before I started writing for Life As A Human. I loved the ranch, loved the views, but really hated the solitude it brought. I really disliked the community that we were a “part of.” I use quotes because I never felt a part of it, the whole time we lived there. I was always a lurker, always held at an arm’s length.
Sometimes our lives are marked by events and sometimes events mark our lives. Michael Lebowitz writes about a Thanksgiving memory that has left an indelible footprint on his mind. It was cold. Damn. I had just moved into a new house. Blue walls, Day-Glo mandalas, no legged couches and a general sense of the ending of […]